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Monkeypox is getting a new name: mpox. Here, monkeypox virus particles (orange) are seen within an infected cell (green), after being cultured in a laboratory. The image was produced by a colorized transmission electron micrograph. NIH-NIAID/IMAGE POINT FR/BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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Happy Thanksgiving, All!

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Workers wait to get off an elevator at a coal mine in eastern Ukraine. Russia's invasion of Ukraine disrupted global supplies of fossil fuels and led to more reliance on coal for electricity in some countries. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Three Takeaways From The COP27 Climate Conference

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Enjot, 45, who lost his house and some of his relatives, walks on Tuesday past the rubble of a building collapsed in Monday's earthquake in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia. Tatan Syuflana/AP hide caption

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'The Long COVID Survival Guide' to finding care and community

According to the CDC, out of all the American adults who have had COVID — and that's a lot of us — one in five went on to develop long COVID symptoms. While so many are struggling with this new disease, it can be hard for people to know how to take care of themselves.

'The Long COVID Survival Guide' to finding care and community

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Cultivated Meat is an alternative to traditional meat derived from cells in a lab. In this photo, a chicken breast is prepared at Upside Foods. Brian L. Frank for NPR/Brian L. Frank for NPR hide caption

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A Taste Of Lab-Grown Meat

The idea came to Uma Valeti while he was working on regrowing human tissue to help heart attack patients: If we can grow tissue from cells in a lab, why not use animal cells to grow meat?

A Taste Of Lab-Grown Meat

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A cell biologist shares the wonder of researching life's most fundamental form

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Eric Minikel and Sonia Vallabh pivoted from careers in law and urban planning to lead a prion research lab at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. Maria Nemchuk/Broad Institute hide caption

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Bonny Omara (left) works with Edgar Mujuni at Japan's Kyushu Institute of Technology on the satellite that will be used to observe land conditions in Uganda. Bonny Omara hide caption

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Antonio Rapuano got an infusion of a monoclonal antibody to treat his COVID in Albano, Italy in 2021. Such infusions have been effective treatments for COVID during the pandemic, but doctors are now finding that most monoclonal antibodies no longer work against new variants of SARS-CoV-2. Yara Nardi/Reuters hide caption

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How monoclonal antibodies lost the fight with new COVID variants

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Noelia González hosts NASA's first Spanish-language podcast, Universo Curioso. It's part of NASA's larger program to reach Spanish-speaking audiences. Kyle Hale hide caption

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Meet the host of NASA's first Spanish-language podcast

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This illustration shows the James Webb Space Telescope as it might appear as it orbits the sun, about a million miles away from Earth. NASA GSFC/CIL/Adriana Manrique Gutierrez hide caption

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What your age really says about your chance of success at work

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Sonia Vallabh and Eric Minikel at their wedding in 2009. Zamana Photography/Courtesy of Eric Minikel hide caption

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Science Couldn't Save Her, So She Became A Scientist

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The small red dot highlighted inside the white box on this James Webb Space Telescope image is an early galaxy, seen as it looked just 350 million years after the Big Bang. STScI/NASA hide caption

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